A few new faces at prosecutor’s office show changes made

COUNTY NEWS – Although Acting Prosecutor Grace Park came aboard more than two months ago, little information has been forthcoming from this branch of government, nor has Park consented to interviews with the press. However, there have been changes. In May when Republican Gov. Chris Christie quietly replaced former prosecutor Ted Romankow, 70, who spent 11 […]

Slippin’ and slidin’

CLARK – The Clark Recreation Department’s summer camp program is winding down, but plenty of fun has been raging through the program, like tug of wars that involve hoses, opposite page, and slip n’ slides. The program ran most of the summer long and saw more than 1,000 registered campers enjoy outdoor activities like water […]

Union hopes for big downtown turnaround

UNION — In 2004 when the township designated its center as an area in need of redevelopment, officials had great hope for a turnaround that would revitalize this once vibrant shopping district. Since then businesses have come and gone, and the center, like many downtowns, has continued to struggle. The recent retirement of Special Improvement […]

Landing zone

ROSELLE PARK— At the Roselle Park Summer Camp, young residents were treated with a visit from State Troopers who arrived in style by landing a helicopter on the field in town. Campers were able to learn about State Troopers and tour the helicopter.

Downtown living

UNION — It shouldn’t be long now before local customers are living directly above the shops in Union Center, or at least that’s the hope of township officials and developers of the various sized dwellings being built in downtown Union.

Parks and Rec

CLARK — The Clark summer recreation camp program is in full swing with daily activities for children of all ages. With over 1,000 registered kids, and hundreds turning out daily for water fights, athletics, crafts and more, there is plenty in store for young residents for the remainder of the summer.

A lesson learned about feeding stray cats

UNION – Feeding or taking in stray cats never fares well for residents because the township health department is vigilant about immunizing and licensing Union’s feline domestic population. Those that do not abide by the law soon discover they could be in trouble. Many people take pity on stray cats, not only feeding them but […]

Congrats!

CLARK — On May 20, 2013, The Clark Scholarship Fund presented their 2013 Scholarship Awards at a presentation held at the Knights of Columbus.  These scholarships are based on financial need, academic ability, character, and leadership. The Clark Scholarship Fund is able to present these annual scholarships through donations from local business and Clark Township […]

Grand slam

CRANFORD — Union County Freeholders Alexander Mirabella, far left, and Bette Jane Kowalski congratulate the Cranford High School Baseball Team on winning the 2013 New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association State Group 3 Championship.

Happy Independence Day !

RAHWAY — Rahway resident Farah celebrates her second Fourth of July with a patriotic neighborhood pool party. Residents all over Union County celebrated the holiday as many towns displayed fireworks, held events like soapbox derbies, and much more.

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